Rambus reports 2018 executive compensation

CEO Ronald Black receives $4.4M

Rambus reported fiscal year 2018 executive compensation information on March 8, 2019.

In 2018, five Rambus executives received on average a compensation package of $2,113,120, a 41% decrease compared to previous year.

Average pay of disclosed executives at Rambus

Ronald Black, Chief Executive Officer, received $4,361,771 in total, which decreased by 58% compared to 2017. 72.01% of Black's compensation, or $3,140,966, was in stock awards. Black also received $924,065 in option awards, $277,500 in salary, as well as $19,240 in other compensation.

For fiscal year 2018, the median employee pay was $122,132 at Rambus. Therefore, the ratio of Ronald Black's pay to the median employee pay was 36 to one.

Luc Seraphin, Chief Executive Officer, received a compensation package of $2,426,279. 58.30% of the compensation package, or $1,414,486, was in stock awards.

Rahul Mathur, Chief Financial Officer, earned $1,477,770 in 2018, a 20% increase compared to previous year.

Jae Kim, General Counsel, received $1,429,769 in 2018, which increases by 14% compared to 2017.

Laura Stark, Senior Vice President, GM, Emerging Solutions Division, earned $870,010 in 2018, a 41% decrease compared to previous year.